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Police say Harrisburg man stole roses the day after Valentine’s Day: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Posted 6/5/19

A Harrisburg man has been charged for stealing items including a dozen roses out of a car parked at the Congress Inn on Feb. 15, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith. …

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Police say Harrisburg man stole roses the day after Valentine’s Day: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

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A Harrisburg man has been charged for stealing items including a dozen roses out of a car parked at the Congress Inn on Feb. 15, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

On Feb. 15, a couple reported that their car had been entered, and an iPhone, class ring, candy, Gucci cologne, and roses were stolen. The items are estimated at $2,110.

Desmond Sutton, 21, was allegedly visiting two people who were staying at the Congress Inn.

According to the affidavit, he left the room and later returned with the flowers and candy. Sutton reportedly gave the flowers to a woman staying in the room.

He also stole a cellphone from a man who was staying in the room, according to the affidavit.

Sutton was charged with theft, and his bail was set at $2,500. Sutton was ordered bound over on the charge during a June 3 preliminary hearing. He is to be arraigned in Dauphin County Court on Aug. 9.

Police: Man threatened resident

A 25-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly yelled profanities and said he was going to kill a township resident, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

The resident called police at 9:29 p.m. May 25, saying Corey Snyder, of Lower Swatara, was walking near their residence on the 200 block of Brookside Drive, shouting profanities and saying he was going to kill them.

Snyder reportedly told police that he drank seven cans of beer. He was charged with terroristic threats, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. His preliminary hearing was scheduled for July 1.

Car window broken

A window was smashed while a car was parked in the 2000 block of Brentwood Drive.

A township resident reported the incident at 10:54 p.m. May 26. Police estimate the damage at $500.

The incident is under investigation.

Incident at Kunkel

A 10-year-old township girl was charged with simple assault and possession of a weapon on school property following an incident at John C. Kunkel Elementary School at 11:13 a.m. May 24.

Police said the girl brought a cigar cutter to school, and cut another student’s hand. Police said the other student had a minor hand injury.

Middletown Area School District Superintendent Lori Suski said this was an isolated incident in a classroom. She said the girl said the other student “kept putting his hands on her desk and she reached out and cut him because he refused to stop.”

Charges after trash fight

A township man faces charges after he allegedly got into a fight with a trash collector over how many items the collector could take, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

Police responded to an active disorderly in the first block of Lake Drive at 8:21 a.m. May 24.

Brian Ciccia, 29, told police that the trash collectors weren’t going to take all of his trash.

The collector said Ciccia began throwing his trash into the truck, and alleged that Ciccia threatened to assault him and shoot him if he didn’t leave.

Ciccia was charged with terroristic threats, simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct.

His bail was set at $10,000, and court records indicate that it was posted.

Ciccia was ordered bound over on all charges during a June 3 preliminary hearing. He is to be arraigned in Dauphin County Court on Aug. 9

Car struck at Holiday Inn

A Cressona resident reported their car was struck while it was parked in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn on South Eisenhower Boulevard.

Police said the car was parked in the lot from May 19-25 while the resident was on vacation.

The accident was reported at 10:58 p.m. May 25.

The driver’s side rear quarter panel and bumper was struck.

The incident is under investigation.

Assault charge for township man

A township man has been charged with simple assault following an incident at a residence in the first block of Nelson Manor Lane.

According to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith, a woman at 1 p.m. May 23 told police that Spayde Wayne, 58, threw her against a table, causing her to hit her head.

Wayne told police that the victim slipped on water and hit her head, and that she bit his leg after he refused to give her his phone.

Wayne’s bail was set at $5,000, and court records indicate that it was posted. His preliminary hearing has been scheduled for June 19.